Pharmacist Abraham, discusses Anxiety Attack. Anxiety symptoms. Anxiety Definition. Anxiety Treatment. Stop, Control, Get Rid Of Symptoms, and Many More.
This week’s video is about anxiety! This is a very important topic that we deal with in general practice. We’ll be discussing the symptoms of anxiety attacks and possible treatment options to stop, control and provide relief.
This is the chapter breakdown of this video ,
.00: 00 Anxiety Attack Symptoms Meaning Treatment Stop Control Information
00: 18 Anxiety Meaning and Symptoms
00: 45 Anxiety Treatment
07: 26 How to get medical advice about Anxiety
08: 18 Conclusion
Anxiety can lead to many symptoms. Anxiety can affect your physical, mental and emotional well-being.
It can be difficult to recognize when anxiety is behind your behavior or feelings.
faster, irregular or more obvious heartbeatFeeling dizzy and lightheaded
Loss of appetite
being unable to relax Worrying about the future
not being able sleep
Not being able to enjoy your leisure Having trouble looking after yourself Problems with concentration at work
struggling to form or maintain relationships
Are you afraid to try new things
?Avoid places and situations that cause anxiety
SYMPTOMS OF PANIC ATTACK –
A panic attack is characterized by sudden anxiety and fear.
a racing heartbeat
Feeling lightheaded, dizzy, or faint
Feeling out of control
shaking, shaking, or sweatingShortness of breath or rapid breathing Feel a tingling sensation in your lips or fingers feeling sick (nausea)
A panic attack can last from 30 to 5 minutes. Although they can be frightening, panic attacks are not dangerous and should not be considered as a danger.
World Health Organisation also has a great article on Doing what Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide, a guide to stress management for dealing with adversity. This guide is designed to give people practical skills to cope with stress. You only need to spend a few minutes every day practicing the self-help methods. You can use the guide alone or in conjunction with the audio exercises.
STAY OFF YOUR MOBILEPHONE & SOCIAL MEDIA:
Your social media activity, as well as the apps you use, are all examples of repetitive habits. It is possible to reduce the number of push notifications from apps on your phone, or switch off social media completely and have a technology detox. Here are some tips I have for you to quit using your phone or social media.
HOW TO SEEK MEDICAL HELP FOR ANXIETYYou can also get additional support through the NHS by obtaining free psychological therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
Refer yourself to the NHS for psychological therapy (IAPT) directly without a referral from a GP.
If you are
, consult a GP.You are struggling to cope with anxiety fear or panic You’re not doing
any favors.Constantly having negative thoughts, or any thoughts of self-harm or suicide A referral from a GP would be preferable.
Call 111 if you need an urgent appointment with a GP.You may need immediate help
If you need
, call 999 now or go to A&E.Someone you know or you need immediate assistance
You have caused serious harm to yourself, for example by overdosing on drugs
Mental health emergencies should be treated as serious as medical emergencies.
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I am a prescribing media pharmacist and love science, making videos, and helping people. I am a community pharmacist and a GP.
This video is intended for informational purposes only. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any medical condition. Abraham The Pharmacist took every reasonable care to compile the information, but does not warrant its accuracy. For diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition, consult a doctor.